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phone hacking scandal in britain. former "news of the world" editor, rebekah brooks was arrested at a police station in london. she was editor of the "news of the world" when the scam allegedly took place. just hours before brooks' arrest metropolitan police commissioner resigned. stevenson came under fire for hiring a former executive editor from the "news of the world" as a p.r. consultant for the police department. a parliamentary committee hearing on the phone hacking scandal is set for tuesday. >>> a colorado woman has been charged with felony sexual abuse. she's accused of groping a tsa agent. the 61-year-old woman allegedly grabbed an agent's breast earlier this week at a security checkpoint at phoenix airport. the tsa says she refused to go through screening and started arguing with agents, eventually groping one of them. she admits to grabbing the agent. >>> still to come tonight on news 4 at 6:00, 300 horses, 8,500 re-enactors and a lot more spectators. northern virginia prepares for a crush of visitors and going to be really good for business. >>> the heat is back and
and damaged dozens of cars >>> public outrage is growing in britain over the hacking scandal that involves newspapers owned by rupert murdoch's company. there was a protest outside murdoch's home in london today. a demonstrator dressed as murdoch held up a sign, saying "i own this country." today the controversy forced murdoch to drop his bid to buy britain's sky tv network. and he has been ordered to testify before a public inquiry into the hacking. british prime minister david cameron is suffering politically from the scandal. his former press secretary andy colson was arrested last week. colson is a former editor at "news of the world," the tabloid accuse's of hacking into a young murder victim's phone, among others. >>> gina davis, the academy award winning actress was on capitol hill today with a message for young women. she joined ten local girl scouts and several lawmakers to lobby for what's called the healthy media for youth act. that measure aims to improve the image of girls and women in tv and movies and magazines, and to promote self esteem. proponents of the bill say women ar
. >>> another day of drama in the phone hacking scandal in britain. a man who once was hired by the british prime minister was arrested. >>> a man killed in a deadly accident on the beltway was distracted by something that's not really too uncommon. >>> a popular hair straightener could potentially be dangerous. now congress is looking into a new trend at salons. >>> hakem, what's ahead in sports? >> coming up in sports, the nationals are taking some of the blame for last night's letdown. the capitals part ways with another rugged forward, and mike shanahan proud of his players during the lockout. we'll tell you why as news4 at >>> we've got some thunder bumpers all over the area. frederick maryland, looking at pictures of market street up there. lots and lots of water. flooding the streets in frederick, maryland. they really had the blues from this particular storm. doug is going to come along in a few minutes to tell us more about what happened earlier, and where all those storms are long about now. dorene? >>> all the flags at ranger ballpark in arlington, texas are flying at half staff
murdoch's wife moved quickly to protect her husband. the drama that could go well beyond britain. >> here in london today, just as this gripping testimony of rupert murdoch and his son james was wrapping up, testimony that this country has been wanting to hear for many weeks now, in a story that's become global, something else happens and it was strange. you could see in the video someone suddenly comes up behind rupert murdoch. he seems to be holding a tin. it's alleged now it contained shaving cream. he attempts to hit rupert murdoch in the face with it. it halted the proceeding for ten minutes or so. but then it continued with ruppert and his son saying they did not know the extent of this hacking, and when they did get word it could be bigger, they did everything right. >> ultimately you are responsible for this whole fiasco? >> no. >> you're not responsible? who is responsible? >> the people that i trusted to run it. and then maybe the people they trusted. >> then we waited for rebekah brooks to come in. she was the editor at the time this alleged hacking was going on. we al
britain. two more of publisher rupert murdoch's newspapers have been drawn into the scandal and there's another high profile victim. former prime minister gordon brown was hacked, his phone, while he was in office. back in 2006, a woman nailed rebecca brooks was the editor of the sun newspaper. she contacted the prime minister and his wife sarah. brooks said she knew that their newborn son had just been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis and she was going to publish the story. he called her on that moment with the bbc today. >> your son is now going to be broadcast across the media. sarah and i were incredibly upset about it, we're thinking about his long term future, our family. >> in the meantime, a third murdoch newspaper the sunday times is accused of illegally obtaining gordon brown's financial details. and the editor of the sun rebecca brooks eventually went on to run the newspaper that has been at the center of the scandal as it began. and that is the news of the world. >>> this afternoon, president obama awarded the medal of honor to one of the army's elite rangers, sergeant first
ongoing prescription. i'm carla, and this is my cvs. and his, too. >>> the prime minister of britain today called for a government inquiry into a scandal that has rocked the british media. the british tabloid "news of the world" has been accused of hacking into the voicemails of crime victims. one of them was a missing 13-year-old who was later found murdered. the activity on the child's voice mail gave her parents false hope that she was alive. family members of the victimses of the 2005 train bombings in london may also have been hacked. >> during this investigation, they have come across a file with my name, my home address, my home landline, and police let me know they found this in the possession of a private investigator who made all of these alleged phone hackings. >> companies in the u.k., advertisers, that is, are pulling ads from that newspaper, "news of the world" which is owned in part by media mogul rupert murdoch. >>> there continues to be fallout after the verdict of the casey anthony trial. there are lingering questions about the decision and what comes next. jay gray is in
off with fireworks. they start at 9:30. >>> britain's prince william put his experience as a military helicopter pilot to the test today in canada. on prince edward island, the prince strapped into a seeking helicopter to practice emergency water landing procedures. william pilots rescue helicopters requested to see the technique today. it was invented in canada, we're told. then the newly weds, he and his wife kate, joined the crew of a dragon boat and raced each other. this is the fifth day of the royal couple's nine-day visit to canada. on friday, they go to california. >>> after the break, authorities uncovered $10,000 worth of illegal fireworks in d.c. >>> more trouble for the former imf chief dominique strauss-kahn. one legal fight appears to be winding down, but another is just starting up. >>> a motorcycle ride for change ends in tragedy. >>> and we'll tell you about the >>> and we[ man ] i gotabout the this new citi thankyou card and started earning loads of points. you got a weather balloon with points? yes i did. [ man ] points i could use for just about anything. ♪ ♪ t
" and "friday night lights" which also earned acting nomination for chandler and b t brita britain. >> i have then seen a married couple portrayed so honestly. i love that show. it's a wonderful nod to a great show for its final season. >> reporter: "modern family" led the pack among comedy, 17 nominations. it contrasted the drama field. no cable shows made the cut for best comedy. contenders include "the big bang theory" "glee" "the office" "30 rock" and "parks and recreation". >> i think it's great they got acknowledged. network tv has seen a renaissance of comedy. >> reporter: steve carell got his sixth nomination as best actor in a comedy, he has yet to win it. the emmys will be handed out september 18th. marc barger, nbc news. >>> you know, i've heard on the radio today that they started the british open again. somehow or another, it doesn't have the oomph and the kick, the electricity that it's had in the past. >> yeah. >> and it seems more than tiger. you know, what's going on? phil's down, tiger not playing, a lot of people don't know the names, the marquis names aren't there. but i h
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